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    Love your home, but want to make it work better for you?  From kitchen updates to outdoor living to whole house renovations, we’ve done it all.  Let us help. Read More

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    Davidson Equestrian
    We built this beautiful home in the rural east side of Davidson, NC in 2016 on Martingale Lane.    
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    Rankin Road
    A beautiful Eric Moser design that we built in the countryside of Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 2011.  We also built a detached 3 car garage with an art studio and carriage house.
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    Aberdeen Cottage
    The Aberdeen Cottage is the 3rd home built in our pocket neighborhood in downtown Davidson, NC.  Designed by Scott Sullivan of Sullivan Design, the Aberdeen Cottage features 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Thanks to Jody Kurtz of Kathryn Lilly Interiors for her fantastic design work on this home, and for the interior photos.
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    James Alexander Way in Davidson
    Thanks to Megan White for capturing the beauty of our personal home in downtown Davidson, NC, and to Jody Kurtz of Kathryn Lilly Interiors for her great design work.
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    227 South Thompson Street
    A Davidson classic!  Formerly a nondescript ranch home, we completely renovated this home in 2007, adding a second story and also a detached garage with an apartment above.  But, more importantly we added to the charm of the house, and even though it doubled in size it fits better into historic Davidson. We were awarded […]
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    514 Walnut Street
    A classic style home that we built in downtown Davidson.  Many people think we renovated a 100 year old home, but this one is brand new.  The basic design is by Moser Design Group, but we modified the front porch to reflect the historic Copeland house in downtown Davidson. This is the first house we […]
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    510 North Faulkner Way
    A new home we built in the award-winning St. Alban’s neighborhood in 2005.  We’ve also had the pleasure of living here the past 7 years.
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    618 James Alexander Way
    A new custom home in the heart of downtown Davidson.  Featuring 4BR, 3.5BA, and a 2,200 square foot unfinished basement in a very pedestrian friendly location.  See our ‘A 5 Minute Walk’ page for some of the many attractions located nearby.
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    229 Brook Street
    229 Brook Street in downtown Davidson.  Inspired by a Virginia farmhouse and designed by architect Michael Neff of Davidson.  
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Testimonials

  • Michael O.

    “For Rodney, green building is not a fad….our utility bills are ridiculously low.”

  • Ken B.

    "You responded to all of our particular needs. I would not hesitate to recommend John Marshall Custom Homes to anyone who is thinking of updating their home."

  • Amy K.

    "I have so much faith in your professionalism, your quality, and your integrity."

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    John Marshall Custom Homes Renovations
    Love your location, but not so much your home?  Let John Marshall Custom Homes work with you to transform your ‘meh’ house into the home of our dreams.  Whether it’s a whole house renovation, or a partial addition or a kitchen and bath update, we’ve done it all.  These before and after photos show the […]
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    Testing – Is It For the Birds??
    We make mistakes (I’m sure some of you are saying ‘damn right you do’).  We’re only human. Our new homes are LEED certified under the LEED for Homes program that is administered by the US Green Building Council.  We’re up to about six LEED certified homes now, with several more in the pipeline.  It’s a […]
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    New Construction in Downtown Davidson!
    A new custom home in the heart of downtown Davidson is hard to find these days, but John Marshall Custom Homes has the answer for those who want to live in a location close to everything downtown Davidson has to offer: Davidson College, shops and restaurants in downtown Davidson and exit 30, and numerous retail […]
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    Our Pocket Neighborhood is Taking Shape!
    As spring (hopefully) rolls around, our pocket neighborhood in the heart of downtown Davidson, NC is beginning to take shape.  We’ve just completed our 3rd home, a beautiful craftsman style bungalow, have a 4th home under construction and are getting ready to start 5 new homes over the next few weeks. Located on Delburg Street, […]
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    The Sugarberry Cottage Graces Our New Pocket Neighborhood!
    Moser Design Group’s ‘Sugarberry Cottage’ is the first home to be completed in our new pocket neighborhood on Delburg Street in the heart of downtown Davidson.  Built for a local couple, this beautiful home is the first of 15 to be built in this great community that is rapidly transforming this part of Davidson. The […]
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    625 James Alexander Way is LEED Certified!
    625 James Alexander Way in Davidson was awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for achievement in green homebuilding and design. LEED for Homes is a green home certification system for assuring homes are designed and built to be energy- and resource-efficient and healthy for occupants. LEED certified homes complete a […]
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    514 Walnut Street For Sale
    (NOTE:  This house is now sold!) John Marshall Custom Homes, with a bit of mixed emotions, announces that our home at 514 Walnut Street in downtown Davidson is now for sale.  Our original homeowner is taking a job out of state, and while we’re sad to see him move, we are happy that someone else […]
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    Walkability – Why It Matters
    I really feel that we are on the cusp of something special in the pocket neighborhood we are developing in downtown Davidson, and this month’s issue of Builder Magazine reinforces what I and my customers have known for some time: walkability matters.  Not only walkability, but also good design and opportunities for building community. You […]
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    A Taste of New England
    John Marshall Custom Homes recently completed a house in downtown Davidson for a couple who originally hails from New England.  When we took a summer vacation to Maine last year, the inspiration for this home was evident:  it seemed that every home had white clapboard siding with a narrow exposure.   In addition to real […]
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    Mid Century Modern Renovation
    Mid-Century Modern homes seem to be all the rage these days.  With shows such as ‘Mad Men’ renewing interest in this period, Mid-Century Modern (MCM) homes have found renewed interest. As the name implies, MCMs were typically built in the middle of the 20th century.  An accepted date range is from 1945 to 1965, although […]
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